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8892465 Media delivery platform  
A method of delivering an audio and/or visual media file including, for example, one or more of full or partial master recordings of songs, musical compositions, ringtones, videos, films,...
8885982 Object information derived from object images  
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest,...
8885204 Method of producing an ordered stack of bound product information sheets for a store from planogram or ordered data  
An ordered stack of bound sheets may comprise a set of printed product information sheets. An individual bound sheet may comprise a single printed product information sheet or may comprise a...
8886563 Least cost routing and matching  
Systems and methods are disclosed for routing a transaction based on an assessment of costs associated with multiple payment processing networks. A transaction broker server determines how to route...
8886560 System and method for enabling channel agreements negotiations in an IP marketplace  
A comprehensive platform for merchandising intellectual property (IP) and conducting IP transactions is disclosed. A standardized data collection method enables IP assets to be characterized, rated...
8880428 Restricted purchase of regulated items over a network  
A technique is disclosed for implementing electronic commerce transactions via a data network. A regulated item selected by a customer is identified. The regulated item may correspond to an item...
8881209 Feedback loop content recommendation  
Techniques and mechanisms described herein facilitate the performance of feedback-based weighted content recommendation. According to various embodiments, input data for performing media content...
8874474 Communication server, communication method, memory medium and integrated circuit for mediating requests for content delivery according to expectation values of a probability of acceptance of the request, desired location, and history information  
A communication server 200 acquires a request specifying a desired location for content creation from a requester terminal 310, and provides a notification of the request to an accepter terminal...
8874485 Privacy-preserving behavior targeting for digital coupons  
A smart coupon-delivery system provides targeted coupons to a user using a criteria-encoded message received from a coupon server. The criteria-encoded message is generated by the coupon server...
8870089 System and methods for variable distribution and access control for purchased event tickets  
A system and methods for providing variable distribution and access control for purchased event tickets are described. In one embodiment, a network-based system receives an order for electronic...
8868449 Active ticket with dynamic characteristic such as appearance with various validation options  
A method and apparatus is provided for providing an active ticket in a mobile terminal for use by a mobile terminal user, wherein at least one active ticket has a ticket characteristic that...
8867401 Scheduled device communication  
A server creates a schedule for each of multiple user devices based on a set of items associated with a corresponding user device, and allows each user device to obtain associated items in...
8868442 System for categorizing a seller relative to a vendor  
Methods for competitive pricing are implemented in software for commerce in an electronic marketplace. A vendor may identify rivals: competitors against which the vendor most directly competes by...
8868554 Associating product offerings with product abstractions  
Techniques are provided for associating product offerings with product abstractions. The techniques enable generating a second product offering based on a first product offering by mapping items in...
8868450 Limited-use browser and security system  
A limited-use browser and related security system control access to content stored on a server computer linked to a network. The security system secures the content on the server and only permits...
8868108 System and method for accessing location-based business services via electronic mail  
Server access is provided to a wireless apparatus via a wireless network. A message is received containing a service request. The service and sever capable of servicing the service request is...
8862616 Multi-media management and streaming techniques implemented over a computer network  
Various aspects described or referenced herein are directed to different methods, systems, and computer program products relating to multi-media management and streaming techniques implemented over...
8862506 User controlled system and method for collecting, pricing, and trading data  
A method for user directed collection and pricing data for trading or sale. The method enables the user to capture field labels and entries for assignment to one or a plurality of domain categories...
8862505 Method of and system for fact checking recorded information  
A fact checking system verifies the correctness of information and/or characterizes the information by comparing the information with one or more sources. The fact checking system automatically...
8862781 Server device, client device, information processing system, information processing method, and program  
An information processing method of an information processing system including a client device functioning as a client and a server device functioning as a server which are capable of communication...
8861005 Methods for real time discovery, selection, and engagement of most economically feasible printing service vendors among multiple known vendors  
A method and system for routing electronic print orders among a grouping of two or more print vendors over a data network includes acquiring print vendor information from the grouping of two or...
8856646 Asset transition project management  
The method and system of the present invention provides an improved method for asset transition project management. Information is aggregated from a variety of sources into a centralized...
8856040 System providing commodity price-move protection for small risk holders  
A system for providing small to medium sized entities commodity price move protection is disclosed. The system may have the steps of receiving information from a client, selecting an appropriate...
8856036 Method of providing product demonstrations  
A method of enabling adaptable demonstrations of products provides products with an internal communications network among at least two components, and includes distributing the products to vendors...
8856170 Bandscanner, multi-media management, streaming, and electronic commerce techniques implemented over a computer network  
Various aspects disclosed herein are directed to different techniques for: analyzing webpage content, and identifying references to artist names. When a match is identified, the web page may be...
8856038 System and method for location based content correlation  
A method and a system to correlate location and content. For example, data is received from a client device that includes current geographical position data identifying a geographical position of...
8855713 Device, network, server, and methods for providing service requests for wireless communication devices  
A server stores personal information associated with a user of a wireless communication device. The server also receives from the wireless communication device an image of an item for sale and a...
8856037 Method for showcasing a built-up structure and an apparatus enabling the aforementioned method  
There is provided a method for showcasing a built-up structure with at least one room. It is advantageous that the user is able to view the interior of the built-up structure by accessing and...
8856023 Methods and apparatus for interactive specification of context-sensitive service level agreements; for provisioning of resources required during service delivery events regulated by service level agreements; and for monitoring compliance with service level agreements during service delivery events  
In a first aspect of the present invention, methods and apparatus implement graphical user interfaces for interactively specifying service level agreements used to regulate delivery of services to,...
8855548 Wireless communications system and method  
This invention discloses a method of communicating with a user including wirelessly broadcasting content which is accessible to a multiplicity of users and which includes at least some non-audio...
8849705 Methods, systems, and computer readable media for facilitating use of wireless smart devices to purchase goods services  
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for facilitating the use of wireless smart devices to purchase goods or services that are not available at a purchaser's location are provided....
8849704 Tracking transactions by using addresses in a communications network  
Communications between participants over a communications link are proxied by an intermediary, such as an Integrated Order Mechanism (IOM). Participants interact with each other through the IOM....
8848214 System and method for automatically validating a workflow plan using an automated planner  
An improved automated planning method and system includes the use of an automated planner for validating a workflow plan with respect to device capabilities. As such, the present invention provides...
8849714 Value exchange system for use within an internet-based social network  
Certain embodiments contemplate a computer-implemented method of enabling a value exchange between users of a SNS which functions within the confines of the SNS. Certain embodiments comprise an...
8849255 System for verifying access based on a determined geographic location of a subscriber of a service provided via a computer network  
A method of limiting presentation of rules based events includes receiving a request to view a rules based event at a computer. A first estimate of a first geographic location of the computer is...
8849706 Method for updating prices while shopping  
A shopping system and method for assisting consumers with budgeting and taking advantage of time-sensitive pricing offers. The system comprises a handheld wireless device capable of capturing...
8849069 Object information derived from object images  
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest,...
8849720 Entertainment event ticket purchase and exchange system  
An electronic ticket exchange system has a market-making system by which patrons submit bids over a limited time period for seats of different quality. A trading system provides for a secondary...
8843404 Joint pricing and replenishment of freshness inventory  
Joint pricing and replenishment of freshness inventory or products having different qualities determines the joint pricing and inventory strategies to optimize the retailer's benefits from product...
8843536 Methods and systems for providing relevant advertisements or other content for inactive uniform resource locators using search queries  
Methods and systems for providing relevant content for inactive uniform resource locators are described. One method described comprises receiving at least one request for a web page associated with...
8843383 System and method for providing shipping insurance as a service  
A shipping insurance service application has an electronic marketplace platform interface, a shipping insurance module, and an insurance provider module. The electronic marketplace platform...
8838483 Control panel for live updating of product codes directly from affiliate site  
The present disclosure describes techniques for live updating of product codes directly from and an affiliate site. In one scenario, a live control panel is launched directly from the affiliate...
8838475 Apparatus and method for using equipment remote monitoring to generate automated product sales offerings  
A method and apparatus for using remote monitoring of customer equipment to generate product sales offers includes an equipment database storing parametric data information related to the operating...
8837868 Image capture and identification system and process  
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access information...
8838485 Automated processing of digital media collections for distributed e-commerce  
A method and a network device for e-commerce on a seller's website, including maintaining by an e-commerce server a catalog of products wherein each product may be ordered in conjunction with a...
8838484 Embeddable distributed E-commerce and community building system for digital media  
The present innovation provides a method and a system for embedding e-commerce and community building capability into a seller website, comprising maintaining on an e-commerce server a product...
8836990 Method of producing an ordered stack of bound pre-printed product information sheets for a store from planogram or ordered data  
An ordered stack of bound sheets may comprise a set of printed product information sheets. An individual bound sheet may comprise a single printed product information sheet or may comprise a...
8827148 Apparel shopping method  
A marketing method for apparel shopping that provides a potential customer via a wireless device, the ability to choose a desired piece of clothing for purchase. The piece of clothing is embedded...
8832225 Multipart encoding in data aggregation for network page generation  
Disclosed are various embodiments relating to data aggregation in network page generation, where the data aggregation employs multipart encoding. A request for a network page is obtained from a...
8831990 Method and system for a payment transaction associated with a declaration of intent  
The present invention relates to a method and a system for initiating and/or conducting a transaction that is associated with at least two corresponding declarations of intent, in particular a...